Tag Archives: health data

It’s on us – The Consumer-Directed Path to Interoperability

Blog post by Aneesh Chopra This week marks yet another important, bipartisan milestone to improve our healthcare delivery system – not just for its substance, but how the 21st Century Cures bill moved to the President’s desk. Congressional leaders worked tirelessly on the various provisions, negotiated funding compromises, and declared this to be a top priority […]

Powerful or Powerless in Healthcare?

Blog post by Colin Hung “Knowledge is power” – Francis Bacon It’s the week after the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, so a short #hcldr blog is just what we need to ease back into the regular routine. 🙂 Last week a headline from HealthcareScene caught my eye and it stuck with me: “Do You […]

Attitudes Towards Health Data

Blog post by Colin Hung For the past sixteen days, I have been glued to my TV and phone watching the Olympics. It’s the intensity of the competition that I love seeing. I cheer most loudly for Canadians, of course, but I do enjoy watching athletes from other countries achieve their gold medal dreams. Seeing […]

Data Sharing for Research & Care

Blog post by Janet Freeman-Daily & Colin Hung The President’s Cancer Panel (PCP) 2014-15 workshop series, Connected Health: Improving Patients’ Engagement and Activation for Cancer-Related Health Outcomes, aims “to answer timely, critical questions about connected health strategies and technologies and their potential to engage and activate individuals and patients, with the ultimate goal of improving […]